Cape Henlopen rallies to escape scare by Smyrna

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Cape Henlopen’s Alex Taylor looks toward the bench for instruction during his 195 pound bout against Tyler Downward of Smyrna. Taylor won a 19-12 decision photo by Dave Frederick Lewes ā€“Ā In wrestling dual meet action results often come down to matchup, but to get those matchups it can come down to something as simple as the coin toss prior to …

Cape Henlopen Pins Their Way to Victory Over Caesar Rodney

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Andrew Schaen Cape Henlopen (top) controls Caesar Rodney’s Cameron Cataldi in their 138 pound bout. Cataldi won a 7-4 decision. (Photo by Dave Frederick) Camden – The Cape Henlopen Vikings used eight pins enroute to a 51-23 victory over Caesar Rodney in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division match.   Cape Henlopen starts the season as the number one ranked team …

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Cape Henlopen field hockey secures 5th straight state championship

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Photo courtesy of the DIAA   (Dover)Ā  The Cape Henlopen Vikings fought off a “scrappy” Smyrna team to secure their 5th consecutive State Field Hockey Title in Division One with a 4-0 shutout. It was the 16th championship appearance for the Vikings, winning for the 12th time (the 10th since 2011). A large crowd was in attendance at Dover High’s …

Smyrna wins inaugural class AAA D2 championship

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LewesĀ – The Smyrna Eagles traveled to Cape Henlopen High School last night in the regular season finale to finish the Class AAA District 2 unbeaten and leave no doubt they were the best team in the district. When the game was over they had achieved both, Smyrna was officially crowned District 2 champions in their 54-8 victory over the Cape …

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Big plays key for Appoquiniminkā€™s win over CapeĀ 

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Cape Henlopen won the statistical battle Thursday night but fell victim to turnovers and big plays by Appoquinimink early in a 55-27 loss in Middletown. The Vikings outgained the Jaguars 526 to 440 in total yards but committed some early mistakes and the Jags took full advantage. Cape recovered a fumble on the Jags initial drive of the game at …

Central holds off Cape in 53rd consecutive game

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Cape Henlopen and Sussex Central share a border along eastern Sussex County which makes for natural rivals. Friday night October 22ndĀ the two played for the 53rdĀ consecutive game at Sussex Central High School. This yearā€™s game was a tale of two halves as the Golden Knights jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead, but the Vikings controlled the second half scoring …